The most impressive thing about Micah Owings' young pro baseball career so far might be how resilient he's been in the face of adversity. It's a trait he didn't have to learn at a young age after starring at Gainesville High, and both Georgia Tech and Tulane University. But after his second and most recent stint in the minor leagues, Owings, a right-hander relief pitcher for the Arizona Diamondbacks, has found peace and comfort in just doing what he can do help the team.
When Chad Cunningham received a call from his agent Jimmy Sexton on Tuesday night, it put about 4 1/2 months worth of uncertainly to rest after a long NFL lockout.
Wake Fickey has already found a sport that he'll stay involved with for many years to come.
Change, it seems, is in the air.
Tasha Humphrey has no doubts she'll be right back in the ranks of the WNBA and women's professional basketball before long, it'll just take some time given the nature of her injury last year.
It would be hard to rival the scandals that have marred college football in the last 12 months.
On Feb. 25, 1987, the NCAA issued a report that forever changed the landscape of college football. In the span of little more than six pages, it told the story of a program spun out of control, of boosters gone wild, of players being paid while coaches and administrators, at the very least, looked the other way.
The issue of paying college athletes draws a lot of passion from both sides of the debate.
ATLANTA - Erika DeSouza tied a career high with 27 points and grabbed 15 rebounds, Lindsey Harding scored 25 points and the Atlanta Dream rallied for an 87-81 victory over the New York Liberty on Thursday night.
Just two years ago, Brandon Mosley was working out in rural Kansas, preparing for his first season with the Coffeyville Community College Ravens.
Hunter Chandler, a West Hall graduate and current member of the Rhodes College baseball team, was named to the Capital One Academic All-District First Team by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
Running for Clemson University, North Hall High graduate Ty McCormack won the collegiate section of the 3,000 meter steeplechase on Thursday at the 117th Penn Relays in Philadelphia, Pa.
It's never too late to set a world record.
WOODLANDS, Texas - Gainesville golfer Spencer Ralston lost his match in the round of 64 by one hole at the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship on Wednesday.
WOODLANDS, Texas - Gainesville's Spencer Ralston has qualified for the round of 64 match play in the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship at The Club at Carlton Woods (Nicklaus Course).
The University of North Georgia plans to install turf on sports fields on the Dahlonega Campus, allowing the facilities to be used for both athletics and intramural sports.
Rory McIlroy's come a long way in the past three months.
Morgan Nix shot a blistering 5-under par 67 in the final round of the 2014 Gainesville City Championship on Sunday at Chattahoochee Golf Course to finish the tournament with a 7-stroke victory.
JOLIET, Ill. - Chase Elliott is proving to be a quick study. A few questions for his teammates and a couple practice laps, and he was ready to roll in his first race at Chicagoland Speedway.
The second round of the 2014 Gainesville City Championship was completed on Saturday at Chattahoochee Golf Club. The second round was scheduled to begin at 11:30 a.m., but the start was delayed until 1:30 p.m. due to heavy rains.
It was a good day for members of the Georgia IronDawgs Powerlifting team Saturday at the 2014 edition of the Georgia Games in Gainesville. The IronDawgs came away with a number of gold medals as well as some of the best performances of the day in the meet held at their home gym, the Iron Beast.
HOYLAKE, England - Rory McIlroy looks as if he had just thrown a knockout punch at the British Open, and it was only Saturday.
HOYLAKE, England - Rory McIlroy only saw birdies at Royal Liverpool, mostly on his scorecard, and even one pheasant that trotted across the eighth green as he was lining up a putt. That was but a minor interruption in his command performance Friday in the British Open.
HOYLAKE, England - Rory McIlroy had everything go his way Thursday in the British Open.
As the British Open starts super early Thursday morning, the chase for another major championship commences.
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